COVID-19 Small Business Resource Page

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Financial & Logistical Support

  • Small Business Administration: Economic Injury Disaster Loans
    • Provides small businesses with working loans of up to $2 million that can provide economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue. Visit SBA.gov/Disaster.
  • Small Business Administration: SBA Express Bridge Loans
    • Allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 with less paperwork.
  • Small Business Administration: Local Assistance
    • SBA works with local partners to counsel, mentor, and train small businesses.
  • Small Business Administration: Forgivable Small Business Loan, Paycheck Protection Program CARES Act
  • GoFundMe, Yelp & Intuit: The Small Business Relief Initiative
  • Google: Ad credits for Google Ads
    • $340 million in ad credits, which can be used at any point until the end of 2020 across our Google Ads platforms for SMBs who have been active advertisers since the beginning of 2019.
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation: Verizon/LISC Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Fund
    • Grants of up to $10,000 from an investment of $2.5 million from Verizon to support struggling businesses, especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities.
  • Spanx – The Red Backpack Fund
    • Awarding 1,000 female business owners in the United States with $5,000 in funding each. Application portal opens May 4, June 1, July 6, and August 3.
  • Small Business Administration: Instructions to calculate PPP loan forgiveness
    • Document created to inform borrowers how to apply for forgiveness of their PPP loans. Released in consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
  • Revive Dallas Small Business Relief Fund
    • Loans of up to $25,000 along with non-monetary resources like mentorship and access to other funding opportunities. Open June 7, close June 12.
  • Silicon Valley Bank: COVID-19 Global Impact & Innovation Fund
  • The Mansa Fund
    • Micro investments specifically for Black and Latinx small businesses.
  • The Doonie Fund
    • Micro investments in Black women entrepreneurs.
  • Collin Cares – Small Business Grants
    • Up to a $25,000 grant per business will be awarded for eligible businesses that experienced a gross revenue loss of greater than 15% due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Small Unites
    • Small Unites is a national movement committed to supporting small businesses by giving them access to the funds and resources they need to keep moving forward.

Information Support

Resource Aggregators

We will continue updating this page as we find more resources. If you would like to suggest a resource, please email innovation@utdallas.edu.